‘Wednesday’ Season 2: Billie Piper, Christopher Lloyd, Joanna Lumley Joins The Upcoming Season 

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Netflix’s much-awaited season 2 of Wednesday added some more members. Starring Jenna Ortega as the titular Wednesday Addams the filming of season 2 finally seems to be getting underway. Season 1 which revolves around Wednesday’s journey in a new school for outcasts, Nevermore Academy, and juggling a love triangle between Tyler (Hunter Doohan) and Xavier (Percy Hynes White) while investigating a murder mystery earned multiple recognition including the 2023 Emmy awards. Therefore, let’s check out some interesting details about its upcoming season.

The cast of the series 

Previously in an interview with the Hollywood Reporter, the show’s creators Al Gough and Miles Millar noted Catherine Zeta-Jones and Emma Myers will return in their roles as Wednesday’s mother Morticia, and friend and polar opposite roommate, Enid Sinclair.

Other recurring characters include dad Gomez (Luis Guzmán), brother Pugsley (Isaac Ordonez), and Uncle Fester (Fred Armisen).

In April 2024, it was announced that Steve Buscemi and Thandiwe Newton will be joining the season 2 cast while Buscemi will star as Barry Dort, the new principal of Nevermore Academy replacing Gwendoline Christie whose principal character died in the last season, the details of Newton’s character isn’t revealed yet.

Moreover, Billie Piper would also be joining the season 2 cast as a series regular, named Capri with Evie Templeton, Owen Painter, and Noah Taylor.

As for the guest stars it includes Joanna Lumley as Grandmama, with Christopher Lloyd, Frances O’Connor, Haley Joel Osment, Heather Matarazzo, and Joonas Suotamo.

Also Read: ‘Wednesday’ Season 2: Here Are Complete Details 

The plot of the ‘Wednesday’ Season 2

Ortega, who is also serving as the producer of season two, said some details about the plot during Variety’s “Actors on Actors” conversation with The Great’s Elle Fanning.

“With a character like Wednesday, who is so beloved, I didn’t want to get her wrong. So I tried to have as many conversations as possible. On set, with the writers and Tim [Burton]. We’d decide what works and what doesn’t. In preparation for a second season, we wanted to make sure that we could start the conversations earlier,” she said, crediting the character for forcing her “out of [her] shell.” “I’m just so curious: I want to see the outfits, new characters that are coming in, scripts and they were gracious enough to let me put the producer hat on.”

Moreover, she also noted this season is more focused on horror than romance.”It’s still coming together, but we’ve decided we want to lean into horror more. Because it is so lighthearted, and a show like this with vampires and werewolves and superpowers, you don’t want to take yourself too seriously,” Ortega shared. “We’re ditching any romantic love interest for Wednesday, which is really great. We’re going to get bolder, more dark.”

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